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Head of Innovation, British Pharmacological Society 

We are looking to recruit a Head of Innovation to carry out a review of our existing products and services, re-launch and re-develop those that have potential to grow and to assess and test the feasibility of launching new services.

You will be highly commercial with a background in perhaps publishing, education or the broader science community. You’ll be comfortable with the latest technology, in deriving income from both commercial and non profit sources, able to put together market tested business plans and win approval and funding for them, and have a strong track record of success in these areas. Full job description.

This is a one year fixed term contract (potential to develop into a full time permanent role).

In the first instance contact David Lale at Charity People for an information pack or an informal discussion on 0207 939 7421.

Closing date for completed applications: Monday 15 December 2014

Lectureship in Cardiovascular Pharmacology (ACAD101150) 

School of Physiology and Pharmacology
Faculty of Medical and Veterinary Sciences
University of Bristol
(£35,256 - £45,954 per annum)

The School is seeking to appoint an outstanding scientist to a Lectureship in Cardiovascular Pharmacology with an independent research programme who will complement and enhance our internationally-renowned research programmes in Cardiovascular Science, Cell Signalling & Cell Biology and Neuroscience, and will contribute to our undergraduate teaching programmes. In addition to our undergraduate scientific programmes the School contributes to teaching on professional programmes (medical, veterinary and dental) and we would welcome applicants with appropriate professional qualifications.  

We encourage applications from individuals who are currently supported by a fellowship, or who are intending to apply for a fellowship, and who would be interested in a proleptic appointment (i.e. tenure post-fellowship).

The School of Physiology and Pharmacology, housed in the Medical Sciences Building, provides an exceptional platform for establishing a productive research programme in an environment that seeks to foster cross disciplinary collaboration between research groups. High quality centralised research facilities are in place for proteomics, genomics, imaging studies and in vivo research. 

For informal enquiries please contact Prof Bridget Lumb, Head of School, by email at b.m.lumb@bristol.ac.uk or on 0117 331 2313. http://www.bristol.ac.uk/phys-pharm/.

It is anticipated that interviews will be held in late January 2015.

The University of Bristol is committed to equality and we value the diversity of our staff and students.

To apply please visit our web site at www.bris.ac.uk/jobs enter the vacancy number into the job search and follow the link to the on line application process.

The closing date for applications is Wednesday 7 January 2015.

Lectureship in Biomedical Sciences

Location: Highfield Campus
Salary: £36,309 to £45,954
Full Time Permanent
Closing Date: Sunday 04 January 2015
Reference: 474914BJ

The University of Southampton is one of the top 15 research intensive universities in the UK. To build on our education and research success to date, and as part of an exciting expansion programme in Biological Sciences (http://www.southampton.ac.uk/biosci) planned over the next 3 years and which has resulted in recruitment already this year, the Faculty of Natural and Environmental Sciences is inviting applications for a further academic position within the Centre for Biological Sciences.

We wish to appoint an outstanding person, whose research fits within the broad theme of biomedical sciences. Ideally your research will complement existing research strengths in cell and developmental biology, molecular biology, neuroscience, microbiology, cell signalling, or the molecular basis of disease, but all strong candidates are encouraged to apply. Our goals are to gain a better understanding of the fundamental properties of cells and systems, and apply this knowledge to physiological systems and disease states. It is necessary that you will have an established track record of research and be well positioned to attract RCUK, EU or biomedical charity funding. You will also be expected to make a major contribution to our Biomedical Sciences undergraduate programme, as well as being able to teach into one or more of our other programmes (Biology, Zoology, Pharmacology, and Biochemistry). It is especially important that you show enthusiasm and potential to teach innovatively across a wide range of disciplines. We would particularly encourage applicants who have the ability to teach mammalian and comparative physiology.

You will join the Centre for Biological Sciences, which is at the hub of interdisciplinary initiatives through its engagement with the Institute for Life Sciences (IfLS, http://www.southampton.ac.uk/ifls). You will be encouraged to pursue collaborative multidisciplinary research with other groups across the university, especially within the Faculty of Natural and Environmental Sciences (Chemistry, Ocean & Earth Science) or Faculty of Medicine.

You should demonstrate:

  • evidence of distinction in research through high-quality publications;
  • ability or potential to obtain peer-reviewed funding in your research area;
  • ability or potential for undergraduate and postgraduate teaching, thereby contributing to the programmes run by Biological Sciences.

Potential applicants who wish to discuss this post are welcome to contact Professor Keith Jones (Head of Centre for Biological Sciences, K.T.Jones@soton.ac.uk).

Interviews are likely to take place in February 2015.

You should submit your completed application form online at www.jobs.soton.ac.uk. The application deadline will be midnight on the closing date stated above. If you need any assistance, please call Carol Read (Recruitment Team) on +44 (0) 23 8059 3649. Please quote reference 474914BJ on all correspondence.

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